Russia squeezing US out as agricultural superpower
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Russia squeezing US out as agricultural superpower

The US is being pushed out of the grain market as Russia’s bumper wheat harvest has dragged down prices to record lows. Russian agricultural exports are booming thanks to a weaker national currency and massive investment. “We are pushing America aside in some markets, and we are satisfied with this,” said Russia’s Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev….

Karzai warns Afghans and neighbors to resist ‘US agenda’
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Karzai warns Afghans and neighbors to resist ‘US agenda’

Karzai is confident that Afghans and regional stakeholders support his crusade against the “American agenda” in Afghanistan, which he describes as an attempt to create disharmony among nations By Ruchi Kumar   Three years since he left office, the presence of former president Hamid Karzai still lingers in the corridors of Afghan politics. The fact…

It’s not a gas – time for Europe to stand up to US hawks on Russia
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It’s not a gas – time for Europe to stand up to US hawks on Russia

Neil Clark is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and blogger. He has written for many newspapers and magazines in the UK and other countries including The Guardian, Morning Star, Daily and Sunday Express, Mail on Sunday, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, The Spectator, The Week, and The American Conservative. He is a regular pundit on…

SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) growing importance
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SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) growing importance

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s role in global affairs continues to increase: the bloc has now focused on counterterrorism issues in the Eurasian “heartland” and the US and EU have to take this into account The West now has no other choice but to take the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) into account, Alexander Dugin, political scientist and the…

Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington
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Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington

By Pepe Escobar Global Research, October 12, 2016 RT News 7 October 2016 The original source of this article is RT News Copyright © Pepe Escobar, RT News, 2016 Almost six years ago, President Putin proposed to Germany ‘the creation of a harmonious economic community stretching from Lisbon to Vladivostok.’ This idea represented an immense…

The Exoneration of Milosevic: the ICTY’s Surprise Ruling

The Exoneration of Milosevic: the ICTY’s Surprise Ruling

This all gives rise to well-founded suspicion that powerful geopolitical interests would rather Milosevic die before the end of his trial than see him acquitted and have their vicious lies exposed. U.S. State Department cables leaked to Wikileaks confirm that The Tribunal did discuss Milosevic’s medical condition and his medical records with U.S. Embassy personnel…